Dominus Finds Combination for Lockmasters

Dominus Finds Combination for Lockmasters

Dominus Capital has acquired Lockmasters in partnership with the founding Miller family. Lockmasters is a manufacturer and distributor of combination locks, tools, hardware, and educational services to government and security professionals, including automotive locksmiths, general locksmiths, and safe and safety deposit box locksmiths. According to the company, it is the leading supplier of combination and […]

Leeds Closes Buy of Endeavor Schools

Leeds Closes Buy of Endeavor Schools

Leeds Equity Partners, a specialist investor in the educations sector, has acquired Endeavor Schools. Endeavor operates 37 schools in 9 states and educates more than 6,400 students from preschool through high school. Endeavor was founded by its CEO Ricardo Campo in 2012 with the acquisition of two schools outside of Atlanta. Since then, the company […]

Warburg  Sells ACAMS to DeVry

Warburg  Sells ACAMS to DeVry

Warburg Pincus has agreed to sell the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists to Becker Professional Education, a subsidiary of DeVry Education Group, for $330 million. DeVry expects the company to generate fiscal 2017 revenues of approximately $40 million and will fund the purchase price through a combination of cash on hand and senior debt. […]

Levine Leichtman Acquires Justin Craig Education

Levine Leichtman Acquires Justin Craig Education

Mander Portman Woodward, a portfolio company of Levine Leichtman Capital Partners (LLCP), has acquired Justin Craig Education, one of the United Kingdom’s leading exam preparation and tutoring businesses. Mander Portman Woodward (MPW) is a provider of private education for students in their transition from secondary school into UK universities.  MPW offers courses to over 1,000 […]

Morgan Stanley Exits Learning Care

Morgan Stanley Exits Learning Care

Morgan Stanley Global Private Equity has completed the sale of its majority interest in Learning Care Group (US) to American Securities. Learning Care Group is the second-largest provider of early childhood care and education services in the US. “We are pleased with the outcome of this investment, which was the result of partnering Morgan Stanley […]

Spire Capital Acquires Surgent Tax & Accounting Education

Spire Capital Acquires Surgent Tax & Accounting Education

Spire Capital has acquired Surgent Tax & Accounting Education, a provider of continuing education for accounting, auditing and taxation professionals, in partnership with the company’s management team. This is the first investment made by Spire Capital Partners III, LP. Surgent Tax & Accounting Education is a provider of professional education and career training services for […]

Palamon Exits Cambridge Education Group

Palamon Exits Cambridge Education Group

Palamon Capital Partners has agreed to sell its majority equity interest in Cambridge Education Group (CEG) to Bridgepoint. The sale will generate a return on investment for Palamon of 14.6 times, with a capital gain of £141 million and an IRR of 58%. Cambridge Education Group is a provider of pre-university foundation programs and English […]

Renovus, Argosy, and BB&T Acquire Linkage

Renovus, Argosy, and BB&T Acquire Linkage

Renovus Capital Partners, Argosy Private Equity and BB&T Capital Partners have invested in Linkage, a provider of leadership training programs, to fund the acquisition of the company from Prospect Partners which acquired the company in July 2008. Linkage is a global provider of organizational and leadership development and training programs, services and products for executives […]

Mainsail Partners Invests in Netchemia

Mainsail Partners Invests in Netchemia

Mainsail Partners has made a $6.5 million investment in Netchemia, a provider of cloud-based talent management software for K-12 school districts and institutions. The majority of the $6.5 million investment will be used to accelerate Netchemia’s growth and expand the company’s product offering. “We are excited to announce a partnership with Mainsail and the next […]

High Road Capital Partners Acquires Tricore

High Road Capital Partners Acquires Tricore

Dowden Medical Communications Group, a portfolio company of High Road Capital Partners, has acquired Tricore, a provider of learning products for the pharmaceutical and life sciences sectors. Tricore’s owners, Bruce Haghighat and Omar Shoheiber, made a significant investment in the transaction along side High Road. Tricore is a provider of educational, marketing, and training products […]